Food safety in the 21st century

  title={Food safety in the 21st century},
  author={Fred Fung and H S Wang and Suresh Menon},
  booktitle={Biomedical journal},
Food is essential to life, hence food safety is a basic human right. Billons of people in the world are at risk of unsafe food. Many millions become sick while hundreds of thousand die yearly. The food chain starts from farm to fork/plate while challenges include microbial, chemical, personal and environmental hygiene. Historically, documented human tragedies and economic disasters due to consuming contaminated food occurred as a result of intentional or unintentional personal conduct and… CONTINUE READING


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